“I am incredibly grateful to the thousands of American disability rights activists of the 60s, 70s, and 80s who protested, chained themselves to buses, camped out in government buildings for days and were willing to get arrested. I used to say I couldn’t imagine life without them, but now I can to an extent because I’ve lived abroad.”
Browsing: Design & Access
There are multiple barriers to the “sharing economy” – think Uber and Airbnb – for those who roll. For out-of-town stays, Airbnb allows folks to filter search results for properties deemed “wheelchair accessible,” but then a pop up appears that reads, “Hosts make their homes wheelchair accessible in different ways. Before you book, contact the host to make sure their home meets your needs.”
When I started college at the University of Miami in 1985, Student Disability Services had never before accommodated someone in a wheelchair. There were no accessible rooms or campus facilities. The bathrooms barely fit my chair and I couldn’t close the door behind me. In fact, I had to roll from classes all the way back to my dorm room to use the bathroom.
Do YOU Meet these requirements to park in a Handicapped Space?
If NOT, please SAVE THE SPACE for someone that DOES.
The more information I gather on disabled parking, the more I am disappointed in the current system. Swallow a few…
You should if you’re an advocate who desires nothing more than a fair shake for people with disabilities.
Things like equitable treatment, employment ,accessible housing and transportation, benefits and health services, products and supplies, personal independence and a place in our society
A collaboration of two business owners with disabilities, Deborah Davis, owner of PUSHLivingPhotos.com and Tim Cox of Tim Cox Designs, was formed based on the need to provide a resource for all those who ever hit the search bar on a stock image site for “wheelchair” or “disability.”
She needed one that provided her with the flexibility to be able to install it almost anywhere in the home so chose a Stiltz Home Elevator. It was not only attractive but also practical with a small footprint of less than seven square feet and it did not use hydraulics. Stiltz also do a wheelchair lift.
This lady has style, class, and the determination to make a difference. Not only in the recovery and function for…
Beach wheelchairs make a trip to the ocean or lakeside more enjoyable for wheelchair users. These specialty wheelchairs are often…